I have a recommendation: get a large inexpensive notebook, then cut and paste magazine photos to the pages. I did this back in June with Kim Phillips Van Buren in her 21 Secrets workshop called “Jump in Puddles.” It was during Exercise One: “get unstuck!” I have to admit, I didn’t fill my whole notebook, but that’s something I can continue another day when I have the time and space to spread out again. Anyway, these pages I now go to, when I don’t have anything specific in mind and I want to get started on a project.
I found this baseball pitcher I liked and tore him out of my notebook. Recently, I learned that baseball season was coming to an end and thought I could honor it in some way (and you thought this was football season!) As I was preparing to glue the page into my art journal, I saw there was something on the back. Oopps! Change of plan!
So I taped the page in instead. And decided to start my art project with this bright, cheery side rather than the baseball player. First, I colored the page with markers. Just so happened (doesn’t it always come about that way?) I was at an annual conference last week and the scheduling booklet was sitting on my desk. The cover matched so well, I decided to tear off some pieces and glued them to my “bright, cheery” page.
To remind myself of where I had been, I glued on the title of the conference and wrote a little note in the bottom corner. Voilà, it’s finished!
Come and see what other gluing projects are going on through the linky tool at Aimee’s Artsyville